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Waterbury in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

POW / MIA Soldiers from Waterbury

 
 
Main Stone of Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, June 2, 2009
1. Main Stone of Memorial
Inscription.  (Center):
In memory of the
POW / MIA
Soldiers from Waterbury
who bravely served our nation
in all conflicts.
You Are Not Forgotten!

(Left):
Sgt. Victor J. Choinere U.S. Army
DoB Nov. 1931 – Date MIA Nov. 1950
Cpl. Dennis Rush U.S. Army
DoB Feb. 1930 – Date MIA Nov. 1950
Cpl. Donald L. Humiston U.S. Army
DoB May 1929 – Date MIA July 1952
And all prisoners of war and missing in action
Korean War 1950 – 1953
First Lieutenant U.S.A.F.
Gerard P. Cyr
Born in Waterbury, CT
Aug. 1927 – Mar 12, 1952
Missing In Action Korea

(Right):
The Freedom Tree
With the vision of universal freedom for all mankind
this tree is dedicated to Capt. Ronald Maverick
and all prisoners of war and missing in action 1974
Master Sergeant U.S.A.F. Andre R. Guillet
Born in Waterbury, CT
Dec 17, 1943 – May 18, 1966
Missing In Action S.E. Asia

 
Erected by Waterbury Veterans Memorial Committee.
 
Topics. This memorial
Left Side Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick
2. Left Side Stone
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is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 41° 33.399′ N, 73° 2.533′ W. Marker is in Waterbury, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Memorial can be reached from West Main Street near Leavenworth Street. Located near the center of the Waterbury Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waterbury CT 06702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Waterbury Veteran’s Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Fortified House Of Ensign Stanley (within shouting distance of this marker); Present Settlement of Waterbury (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (about 300 feet away); UNICO National (about 300 feet away); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (about 300 feet away); Waterbury Soldiers' Monument (about 400 feet away); St. James Church (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterbury.
 
Additional keywords. Veterans
 
Right Side Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick
3. Right Side Stone
Position of Main, Center Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, June 2, 2009
4. Position of Main, Center Stone
Waterbury MIA Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, June 2, 2009
5. Waterbury MIA Markers
Left - The Freedom Tree Marker
Right - Waterbury Korean War MIA Marker
Center - POW / MIA Soldiers from Waterbury Marker
The Freedom Tree and Vietnam MIA Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick
6. The Freedom Tree and Vietnam MIA Stone
Waterbury Korean War MIA Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick
7. Waterbury Korean War MIA Stone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,668 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 21, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 1, 2022